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Annie Bass was a summer intern with the Cornell Small Farms Program in 2010. She may be reached at arb258@cornell.edu.  

Grubby Hands on Your Lettuce? Efficient and Safe Food Handling for Small-Scale Vegetable Producers

By Annie Bass / January 9, 2011

Welcome to the Northeast SARE Spotlight! SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) offers grants to farmers, educators, universities and communities that are working to make agriculture more sustainable – economically, environmentally, and socially. Learn about whether a SARE grant would be a good fit for you. Since the bout of food safety scandals over the…

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Let the Sun Shine In: Farming Off-the-Grid

By Annie Bass / January 9, 2011

Seven years ago, Sara and Raymond Luhrman began farming on rented land, serving ten members in a Community Supported Agriculture model (CSA). Two years later, they were up to forty members and had outgrown their land. They had started farming as a hobby, and with such a big operation, it had outgrown its place in…

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Fighting the Weeds with Fire and French Fry Oil

By Annie Bass / October 3, 2010

In 2006, Flying Rabbit Farm was under water. “We rode the canoe up over the railroad tracks,” Dave Dolan said. “Your head would’ve been under water.” Not to mention the rows of wheat and kale on either side of us. Dave and Mary Dolan have been farming this land for seven years, in a small-scale…

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